Husby Family History

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Husby Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, especially in central Norway (see Huseby).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Huseby, Hubby, Busby, Lusby, Thursby, Huso, Lisby, Hussey, Hemby

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Husby Family Origin

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Husby Family Occupations

What did your Husby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Laborer Saw Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Husby. A less common occupation for the Husby family was Sea Captan. The most common Husby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Husby's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Laborer Saw Mill

  • Sea Captan


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Husby ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Husby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Husby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Husby census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Husby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 566 military records available for the last name Husby. For the veterans among your Husby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Husby Life Expectancy

What is the average Husby lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Husby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Husby in 1960 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Husby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Husby ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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